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Essential Workers, not Corporations: No on 22

One of the propositions in the 2020 ballot is prop 22. Prop 22, as described in the ballot, “Exempts App‑Based Transportation and Delivery Companies from Providing Employee Benefits to Certain Drivers”. Gig companies like Uber, Lyft, and Instacart have spent over $180 million in propaganda to convince voters of the benefits of this propositions; However, this proposition isn’t about benefiting workers, it’s about profit. 

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